The Top series is the highest division of the Norwegian women's football. The League comprises twelve teams from the 2007 season. Acting Master is Stabæk FK.
In the course of a season, each team meets twice each on any other team - once at home and once away. Thus, each team will play 22 league matches. The champion qualifies for the UEFA Women's Champions League, while the two last-place teams must descend. As is common in Scandinavia, the season runs with the calendar year.
1984 first official championship in the Norwegian women's football was played. It was founded a first league was divided into the groups Western Norway, Eastern Norway and Central Norway. The group winners determined in a final round of the national champion. In 1986, added a group for Northern Norway. A year later, a single-track first league was established with ten teams. In 1995, the League was renamed to Elite series. Since 2000, it reflects the new name Topp series.
¹ including Asker SK.